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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 12 February, 2016

Today’s News

From The42 Shades of his old man as George Weah’s son hits five in youth match Resemblance

Shades of his old man as George Weah’s son hits five in youth match

Could the 15-year-old be set to follow in the Liberia legend’s footsteps?

From The42 West Ham’s Irish U21 starlet makes Bradford loan move Prospect

West Ham’s Irish U21 starlet makes Bradford loan move

The youngster has already featured in the Premier League for the Hammers.

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 Perennially underappreciated, Trapattoni made Ireland a competitive force again Analysis

Perennially underappreciated, Trapattoni made Ireland a competitive force again

It’s eight years today since the Italian coach was confirmed as the new Irish manager.

From The42 What should the Ireland XV be to face France this weekend? Have Your Say

What should the Ireland XV be to face France this weekend?

Coach Joe Schmidt faces some tough calls ahead of Saturday’s game.

Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From The42 ‘You’ve done me!’ — Jason McAteer on thinking Ashley Cole had ruined his World Cup hopes Remember When

‘You’ve done me!’ — Jason McAteer on thinking Ashley Cole had ruined his World Cup hopes

The ex-Ireland international says current stars will be playing with the Euros on their mind.

From The42 Alex Ferguson thinks Pochettino is the ‘best manager in the Premier League’* High Praise

Alex Ferguson thinks Pochettino is the ‘best manager in the Premier League’*

*According to Labour MP for Tottenham, David Lammy.

From The42 Mourinho tells friends he will join Man United in the summer – reports Gossip

Mourinho tells friends he will join Man United in the summer – reports

Louis van Gaal is coming under increasing pressure owing to an underwhelming season at Old Trafford.

From The42 ‘The current Irish team is miles away from ’94 and ’02 sides’ Claim

‘The current Irish team is miles away from ’94 and ’02 sides’

Jason McAteer suggests the sides he played in were far superior to Martin O’Neill’s men.

From The42 Ireland’s Áine O’Gorman on Euro 2017 hopes & assisting THAT Stephanie Roche goal Interview

Ireland’s Áine O’Gorman on Euro 2017 hopes & assisting THAT Stephanie Roche goal

The Irish international also discusses international teammate Katie McCabe’s recent move to Arsenal.

From The42 Jason McAteer backs Liverpool fans’ protests but also defends owners Support

Jason McAteer backs Liverpool fans’ protests but also defends owners

The former Ireland international says he can see both sides of the argument at Anfield.

Tuesday 9 February, 2016

From The42 Is Paul O’Connell Ireland’s greatest ever rugby player? Poll This post contains a poll

Is Paul O’Connell Ireland’s greatest ever rugby player?

The Munster legend brought his glittering career to an end today.

From The42 Dortmund supporters to emulate Liverpool fans and protest ticket prices* Anger

Dortmund supporters to emulate Liverpool fans and protest ticket prices*

*Although they are unhappy with being charged exorbitant fees for away matches rather than home ones.

From The42 ‘£77 to watch that!’ Hilarious Irish Liverpool fan reacts to ticket price hike Video

‘£77 to watch that!’ Hilarious Irish Liverpool fan reacts to ticket price hike

Meanwhile, manager Jurgen Klopp seemed to express sympathy with the supporters over the issue.

Monday 8 February, 2016

From The42 8 unlikely league champions that Leicester will be hoping to emulate Underdogs

8 unlikely league champions that Leicester will be hoping to emulate

The Foxes were made Premier League title favourites after a sensational victory over Man City at the weekend.

From The42 ‘The gloom wasn’t justified’ – the Welsh media reaction to yesterday’s game Looking Back

‘The gloom wasn’t justified’ – the Welsh media reaction to yesterday’s game

The two sides drew 16-16 in their opening Six Nations encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.

From The42 South Africa fans watched on enviously as CJ Stander made his Ireland debut Different View

South Africa fans watched on enviously as CJ Stander made his Ireland debut

The back-row delivered a man-of-the-match performance as Ireland drew with Wales at the weekend.

Sunday 7 February, 2016

From The42 De Gea outstanding again and more Premier League talking points Analysis

De Gea outstanding again and more Premier League talking points

Both Chelsea and Man United showed signs of improvement in today’s 4pm clash.

From The42 LVG did not seem best pleased with Memphis after United dropped points today Frustration

LVG did not seem best pleased with Memphis after United dropped points today

In his post-match interview with Sky Sports, the Dutch coach appeared to make a none-too-subtle reference to the winger.

From The42 John Terry: No communication between club and me about new contract Reaction

John Terry: No communication between club and me about new contract

The club captain added that he has “made it clear” that he wanted to stay.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea v Man United, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Chelsea v Man United, Premier League

Chelsea took on Man United, as both sides looked to give their disappointing seasons a boost.

From The42 An emotional CJ Stander absolutely belted out Amhrán na bhFiann today Pride

An emotional CJ Stander absolutely belted out Amhrán na bhFiann today

The South Africa-born back-row has been learning the anthem in recent weeks.

From The42 Ireland’s Annalise Murphy on great expectations, Rio’s unclean water and coping with light winds Interview

Saturday 6 February, 2016

From The42 Good to see Liverpool fans take a stand and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Good to see Liverpool fans take a stand and more Premier League talking points

Plus, are Leicester now favourites to win the Premier League title?

From The42 ‘You greedy b***ards, enough is enough!’ Angry Liverpool fans stage walkout protest TAKING ACTION

‘You greedy b***ards, enough is enough!’ Angry Liverpool fans stage walkout protest

There was widespread disillusionment at Anfield this afternoon.

From The42 Seamus Coleman paid tribute to his newborn child after scoring today Arrival

Seamus Coleman paid tribute to his newborn child after scoring today

The Irish international headed home from a corner to put his side 2-0 up.

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Sunderland, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Sunderland, Premier League

Liverpool took on Sunderland as they sought to boost their unlikely top-four hopes.

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From The42 Analysis: How are Leicester still top of the Premier League? Underdogs

Analysis: How are Leicester still top of the Premier League?

We look at the reasons behind the Foxes’ unlikely rise this season.

Friday 5 February, 2016

From The42 Ranking Ireland’s 8 best Six Nations performances Looking Back

Ranking Ireland’s 8 best Six Nations performances

From last year’s demolition of Scotland to the Croke Park classic.

From The42 The case for Mick McCarthy as Ireland’s greatest ever manager Opinion

The case for Mick McCarthy as Ireland’s greatest ever manager

It’s 20 years today since the Barnsley native was appointed as coach of the Boys in Green.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 Liverpool target to join Chinese club for €50 million – reports Crazy Money

Liverpool target to join Chinese club for €50 million – reports

Jiangsu Suning have been making waves ahead of the Chinese transfer window’s closure on 26 February.

From The42 7 newcomers to watch out for in the 2016 Six Nations Hot Prospects

7 newcomers to watch out for in the 2016 Six Nations

Ulster and Ireland’s Stuart McCloskey, plus other young players to keep an eye on.

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From The42 Top-class performance from ‘The Octopus’ keeps Chelsea at bay Hard To Beat

Top-class performance from ‘The Octopus’ keeps Chelsea at bay

An impressive display from the former Tottenham goalkeeper earned his side a point.

From The42 8 things we’re hoping to see in this year’s Six Nations Looking Ahead

8 things we’re hoping to see in this year’s Six Nations

The much-anticipated annual tournament gets underway at the weekend.

From The42 Two Irish players made their debuts in the Championship last night and one scored Review

Two Irish players made their debuts in the Championship last night and one scored

Meanwhile, Derby moved up to fourth in the Championship despite their winless run continuing.

Tuesday 2 February, 2016

3 winners and 3 losers from the January Transfer Window

Louis van Gaal and others who will be feeling unimpressed from the past month of action.

From The42 23 Irish players who moved during the January Transfer Window Pastures New

23 Irish players who moved during the January Transfer Window

Joe Mason and other notable footballers who have joined new clubs over the past month.

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland’s Darron Gibson, as loan move fails to materialise Frustration

Disappointment for Ireland’s Darron Gibson, as loan move fails to materialise

It was a quiet transfer deadline day in general for Irish players.

Monday 1 February, 2016

From The42 Bad news for Glenn Whelan? Stoke break the bank for new defensive midfielder Competition

Bad news for Glenn Whelan? Stoke break the bank for new defensive midfielder

Meanwhile, Marc Wilson’s Euro 2016 hopes have been dealt a blow.

From The42 5 reasons why Pep Guardiola can take Man City to the next level Coup

5 reasons why Pep Guardiola can take Man City to the next level

It was today confirmed that the highly sought-after manager would take over the Premier League side.

From The42 Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer Illness

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer

The 58-year-old Canadian star confirmed the news in a post on his official Instagram page.

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